Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spa has announced the appointment of Moritz Klein, who joins the award winning hospitality group as both general manager for Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa and Area General Manager, Abu Dhabi.
Klein’s appointment comes at a crucial period of growth for the Anantara hospitality chain in the region and represents Anantara’s continued strategic focus on the Middle East.
In his role Klein will oversee the running of all of Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in Abu Dhabi including Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, Desert Islands Resort & Spa and Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa.
Moritz Klein will also oversee Anantara’s Abu Dhabi portfolio expansion in 2013 which includes the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Al Yamm Villas, 30 luxury beach front villas along the east coast of Sir Bani Yas Island and the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Al Sahel Villas, another 30 luxury villas located within the Arabian Wildlife Park on the island.
Moritz Klein commented: “This year is shaping up to be a momentous year for Anantara and I am excited to be at the helm of these developments in Abu Dhabi.
“Already Anantara’s portfolio is unique in the UAE, as the only hospitality operator that can offer a luxury destination experience across city, desert and island, all well rooted and adapted to the local Arabian culture.
“This is a unique opportunity and I look forward to building on the great work of the team and further strengthening our position as an exceptional hospitality brand in the region.”